As lawyers, we have an obligation to maintain the confidentiality of our clients. We will not provide your personal information to any third party, nor use them for marketing purposes or for any other purposes without your consent, unless disclosure is required by Law.
John de Mestre & Co. is subject to the National Privacy Principles which are contained in the Privacy Act (Cth) 1988.
“Personal information” is defined as any information or opinions which identify you.
What Information we Collect:
We do not collect your personal information unless it is relevant to our provision of services to you. As far as reasonably and practically possible, we will collect that information from you personally.
What we do with your Personal Information:
The personal information we collect from you will be used to:
1. Advise and act for you as per your instructions;
2. Provide updates to you on areas of law that may be of interest to you;
3. Collate statistics.
To Whom we Disclose:
We will not disclose your personal information to anyone without your consent, unless we are required to do so by law. We may use your personal information for John de Mestre & Co. marketing purposes. If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive newsletters or other material from us, please advise us and we will make every effort to cease provision of such materials immediately.
Your Access to Your Personal Information:
You may access the personal information we have about you by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If your personal information can be accessed easily, we will provide it to you free of charge. Where the personal information is not easily accessible, we may charge you a fee for the cost of accessing and retrieving that information.
If you wish to correct your personal information or have your personal information deleted from our records, please email us as above.
For further information on the holding of personal information, you may contact:
Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner
Level 8, Piccadilly Tower
133 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000